This worksheet is intended to be used with Celeste Headlee's TED Talk, "10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation."
From TED: When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. "Go out, talk to people, listen to people," she says. "And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed."
The video and worksheet can be completed in one class period or assigned as homework.
This TED Talk and worksheet are appropriate for most middle and high school-level English classes. I use this TED Talk and worksheet with my Life Skills students.
This resource includes an answer key.
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